Goraidh - A Gaelic Language Tutor

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Scottish Gaelic Resources on the Web


This list is always under construction. Please send me additions, corrections, and updates!

Blogs and People
Gaelic Revitalization, Dr. Emily McEwan
Dr. Michael Newton (Patreon)
Guthan nan Eilean \ Island Voices (Blog)

Learning Gaelic
Goraidh - a Gaelic Language Tutor (Facebook)
Muriel Fisher, native speaker
Slighe nan Gaidheal (Seattle, WA, USA)
Online learning from Atlantic Gaelic Academy at The Gaelic College
An Comunn Gàidhealach Ameireaganach (USA)
Sabhal Mór Ostaig, short courses and distance learning
University of Arizona (Tucson)
Ùlpan (Scotland)
Sgoil Ghàidhlig an àrd-Bhaile (Nova Scotia)
Daily Gaelic (distance learning)
Online Gaelic Courses with Ann Desseyn

Gaelic Resources
Digital Archive of Scottish Gaelic / Stòras na Gàidhlig (texts)
Akerbeltz.org - Fuaimean na Gàidhlig - pronunciation guide
Learngaelic.scot (Beginners course, online dictionary with sound files, clips from Speaking Our Language)
Am Faclair Beag (online dictionary)
An Seotal (online dictionary)
Tobar an Dualchais (oral recordings, including stories, music, poetry, and other information)
Gaelic place names (Ordnance Survey)
Ainmean-àite na h-Alba (Gaelic Place-Names of Scotland)
Am Baile - Highland history and culture
Stòrlann Nàiseanta na Gàidhlig (wonderful resources for parents and learners)
Language Hunters (methodology)
Moray Language Centre (Total Immersion Plus)

Gaelic Books
The Gaelic Books Council (Glasgow, Scotland)
Ceumannan - A course for secondary schools, complete with books and audio program
An Siopa Leabhar (Irish)
Birlinn Books
Bradan Press
The Scottish Gaelic Texts Society (Twitter)
Scottish Bookstore
Scottish Tomes (Twitter)
Sheena's Garden (online flash ebook)
The Zero to Gaelic Master Index, by Ted 'Brian' Neveln - This is a table of correspondences which lists common Gaelic grammar points and where you can look up those topics in common or popular Gaelic textbooks.

Gaelic Cultural Groups
An Comunn Gàidhealach - Royal National Mòd
An Comunn Gàidhealach Ameireaganach (Scottish Gaelic Society of the USA)
Comunn Gàidhlig Inbhir Nis (Inverness)
Comunn na Gàidhlig (Gaelic Development Agency)
Iomairt Dhùn Èideann (Edinburgh's Gaelic Community on Twitter)
Ionad Chaluim Chille (Islay's Gaelic hub)
The Gaelic Language Society of Halifax (Nova Scotia, Canada)
Misneachd (Confidence)
Slighe nan Gaidheal (Seattle)

Fèis Seattle (Facebook Page)
Seachdain na Gàidhlig (Edinburgh)
Fèisean nan Gàidheal (Scotland)
Ceòlas (Scotland)

Gaelic Arts
An Lòchran (Promoting Gaelic Arts - Glasgow)
Theatre Gu Leòr

Gaelic Music
Alyth McCormack
Fiona J Mackenzie
Gillebrìde MacMillan
Griogair (Facebook Page)
Guth nan Eilean (Victoria Gaelic Choir)
Margaret Stewart
Mary Jane Lamond
Maeve Mackinnon

General Scotland
ATLAS Skye (Arts)
Caledonian MacBrayne (Ferries)
Islay Info
Live For The Hills
Newsnet Scotland
Scotland Outdoors
Wild Scotland

History and Museums
Historic Scotland / Historic Environment Scotland
History Matters 365 (Ireland)
History Help (Ireland)
National Museums Scotland (Edinburgh)
Taigh Chearsabhagh (Arts and Museum Center in North Uist)

Buntús Cainte ($29 for all 60 lessons)
Daltaí na Gaeilge (Forums and find an Irish teacher near you)
DuoLingo in Irish (free)
Foras na Gaeilge's English-Irish Dictionary
Futurelearn (Irish courses)
Learning The Irish Language? These Are The Resources You Need - mezzoguild.com
Rosetta Stone (subscription model)
Teanglann.ie (Pronunciation Database)
TG4 (Irish TV channel)

For people in Western Washington State, check out the following:
Bellingham Irish Festival (October)
Irish Heritage Club of Seattle (with a good newsletter) (Irish Week in March)
Irish Studies at Evergreen State College (search for Irish)
Irish Language in the Pacific NW (Facebook Group)
Sean-nós NW (festival)

Obraichean Gàidhlig (Scotland)


BBC Alba (Scotland, requires UK IP Address)
Craoladh Gàidhlig / Gàidhlig-TV (advocates for minority language use on TV)
Radio nan Gàidheal (BBC)
Radio nan Gàidheal (BBC): Gaelic Podcasts (Litir podcasts, Beag air Bheag)
Bòcan.tv (flash based media, songs, videos)

Glasgow Gaelic School (Glasgow, UK)
St. Francis Xavier University - Celtic Studies
University of Edinburgh Celtic & Scottish Studies
University of Glasgow - Celtic and Gaelic

Student and Educational Groups
The Celtic Studies Association of North America
Association for Celtic Students in Britain and Ireland

Gàidhlig (retweets posts with #Gàidhlig)
Là na #Gàidhlig (Gaelic Twitter Day)
Teulu Celtaidd (Tweets related to Celtic nations and languages)
UK Languages Mapping

Government Resources
Scottish Qualifications Authority (Gaelic Orthographic Conventions PDF)
Bòrd na Gàidhlig (Scotland)
Pàrlamaid na h-Alba (Scotland)
Office of Gaelic Affairs (Nova Scotia)

Updated 9/1/2019